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  • Call the CAB

    A TEAM from the Barry branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau walked the corridors of power during a visit to London recently. read more

  • Vale AM gets involved in online initiative

    ON Friday, October 17, Jane Hutt AM joined Barry pupils at Barry Library to learn more about the ‘Get Online’ initiative promoted by VCVS and supported by Welsh Government Communities 2.0 and the Vale libraries service. read more

  • Great evening for volunteer charities

    BOTH the Vale Centre for Voluntary Services (VCVS) and the Vale Volunteer Bureau (VVB) had an action packed series of events which signified the finals AGMs for both. read more

  • Half term fun at Dyffryn Gardens

    THIS half term grab your most colourful wellies and head to Dyffryn Gardens to explore the grounds. read more

  • Struggling Barry lose against Fairwater

    A HASTILY assembled Barry 3rd XV travelled to Fairwater as they continued their league campaign. read more

  • Go Wild events continue this autumn

    RANGERS are continuing their Go Wild autumn events for children aged 5 to 11 with a Beach Safari at Porthkerry Country Park on Wednesday, October 29. read more

  • Taekwondo School wins a total of 50 medals

    ONCE again the Cadoxton School of Taekwondo joined forces with kick boxers from WOMAA Wales to form a Welsh squad consisting of 17 competitors who flew into Munich to compete in the German International Championships hosted by master Sascha Schreiner. read more

  • New and old share Cadoxton bowling honours

    AT THE annual Cadoxton Bowling Club awards presentation evening in the Victoria Park clubhouse on Friday, October 17, both long-time members and recent recruits took leading positions and received the appreciation of a packed audience. read more

  • Draw for Masons

    MASON’S following on from a tough 3-1 win last week travelled to Cadoxton Barry at Bryn-y-Don. With Cadoxton Barry languishing towards the bottom of the table Mason’s thought that another good performance would keep up their winning run. read more

  • Design your dream home for Christmas

    PERSIMMON Homes Wales are calling on all children to use their imagination to design their ‘Dream Home for Christmas’. read more

  • Artist opens his studio

    A BARRY-BASED artist will host two open studio events for those with an eye for a distinctly local-looking Christmas gift. read more

  • Students encouraged to use Welsh language

    STUDENTS at Cardiff and Vale College, including Bethanne Attley who studies at CAVC’s Barry campus, took part in the national ‘Shwmae Sumae’ day to show Welsh pride. read more

  • Saints cruise into next round with a great victory

    BARRY Saints demolished division four team BG Dons in the Lazarou challenge cup with a 10-0 victory. read more

  • Tipples claims first title of season for Colcot ABC

    COLCOT ABC has been in action again this week with the current Welsh Novice Championships taking place throughout the country. read more

  • Plenty to see at the New Theatre

    AT the New Theatre, Cardiff ‘Cirque Du Hilarious’ will be performed on Monday, October 27. read more

  • Community Grant Scheme now open

    GWANWYN is a month-long national festival held across Wales in May each year celebrating creativity in older age. read more

  • RAF St Athan will become civilian airfield by 2019

    THE Welsh Government will hand over control of St Athan airfield to a civilian contractor this December in a move to further boost enterprise possibilities at the site. read more

  • Annual show for Barry & District Chrysanthemum Society

    THIS year marks the 90th Annual Show of the Barry & District Chrysanthemum Society. read more

  • Vital residents have their say on future services

    LAST week’s settlement set the financial picture for the Vale council over the next few years. It was a disappointing settlement from the Welsh Labour Government and there is no doubt that local services will be placed under huge strain, with funding slashed by millions of pounds. read more

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    BAKER (Albert Raymond BEM) 1923-2014 Passed away at Llandough Hospital on 14th October after a short illness. Beloved husband of Iris. Dearest father to Roger, Julia and the late Ceri. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Albert was the youngest brother in the former family coal merchants, W Baker & Sons Ltd of Gaen St. Barry. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends and acquaintances. Resting at A G Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home, Gladstone Road, Barry until his Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday 27th October at 11.30am, followed by cremation at the Cardiff & Glamorgan Memorial Park Crematorium, Port Road, Barry at 12.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu may be handed to the Funeral Director on the day or sent to Cancer Research Wales, Velindre Hospital, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2TL. read more


    WESTALL Nigel 18th October 2005 Nine years have passsed away. Every day in some small way, we miss you more than words can say, in our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered everyday. Deepest love always Dad, Mercia and families. xxxx read more


    JONES Peter William (Ex BP) Peacefully on 15th October at Holmetowers, Peter aged 76 years sadly passed away. Devoted Husband of Jean. Much loved Dad of Samantha and Tanya also Father in Law to Michael and Wayne. Loving Gramps to Stacey, Ben, Lewis and Jacob also Great Gramps to Keeley and Brother to Hazel. Resting at The Vale Funeral Service, 181 Court Rd, Barry until his service at Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium, Barry on Monday 27th October at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired can be made at the service in memory of Peter to Pulmonary Fibrosis Wales. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Nicola Ellis @ The Vale Funeral Service. 01446 407962. 'Goodnight My Love From Your ORB' x read more


    LEWIS Peacefully on the 19th October at Bella Vista Nursing Home Barry. Melvyn aged 90 years previously of Pontypridd and Purdey Close, Barry. Beloved husband of the late Betty Margaret. A loved father of Alvine and father-in-law of Philip. Cherished Bampa of Rhys and Ceryl. Melvyn will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son funeral home, Gladstone Road, Barry until funeral on Thursday 30th October. Service and committal at Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium where family and friends please meet at 12-00 noon. Family flowers only. read more


    PAM DAVEY Happy 60th Birthday for the 23rd October All my Love Clar xxx and Family read more


    ARMSTRONG (John Dease) John passed away on October 18th at Holme Tower Penarth, with his children at his side. Beloved husband of the late Myra. Loving Dad to Keith, Wendy and Christopher. Cherished Grandad and Great Grandad. John will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son funeral home Gladstone Road Barry until the funeral on Tuesday 28 October. Service in the chapel at 11-30am afterwards interment at Barry Cemetery. Family flowers. If desired donations may be sent to Marie Curie Cancer Care, Holme Tower Bridgeman Road, Penarth CF64-3YR. read more


    PRATT (Alexander) 24/10/33 In loving memory of my devoted husband Alec. Love, Margaret. read more


    CROSS Cyril William Dad, I wish you were here to celebrate your 89th Birthday on 27th October, unfortunately you passed away on the 24th December 1992. Dad, I think of you everyday and cry when I talk about you. I dearly loved you Dad, you were a special Dad to me. Lots and lots of love, your dear Daughter Anne Marie Cross formerly of Holland Way, Barry. xxx read more

  • K KLEE

    KLEE (Karon) Birthday memories (23 October) for a Special daughter and sister. You were so very special we loved you from the start and keep the precious memories forever in our hearts. We miss you every day. Dad, Mum and Pauline xxx read more


    OSBORNE (Brian John) Happy Birthday Brian on 25th October. Our lips do not tell how we loved you, our hearts cannot tell how we feel but God only knows how we miss you and this lonely feeling is real. Lonely are our lives without you, life to us is not the same all the world would be like Heaven if we could have you back again. Love Sue, Jonathan, Sarah, Zachary. James, Jaclyn, Harry, Jake and Kimberly Rose. read more

  • J SIM

    SIM James (Ginger) 21st October 1977, another day another year, another birthday your not here. Remembering you is easy we do it everyday. Happy Birthday Jamie, all our love and kisses, Mum, Dad and all the family. xxx read more


    DAVIES (Eileen Maria) The funeral of Mrs Eileen Maria Davies took place on Thursday October 9th at the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Crematorium, Barry. Eileen was 97years old and was living in Glamorgan Street until 10weeks before her death at the University of Wales Hospital, Heath Park, Cardiff on September 24th. Resting at A G Adams Funeral Home Barry until the committal service which was held at the Crematorium that was conducted by the Rev Duncan Ballentyne. The family mourners present were her niece Pat Price with husband Derek and Ceri (son), Deryn (daughter) and Courtney (granddaughter), nephews Gareth Dowdeswell with daughters Lisa and Caroline and Louie (grandson) and Abigail (granddaughter), David Dowdeswell with Valerie (wife), Sharon and Justin (daughter and son in law) and Helen (daughter). Friends and neighbours present were Sue and Charles Cummings, Alan and John Windle, Louisa and Paul Fulgoni representing family, Francis and Des Kemp, Landis Light, Marilyn Thomas, Michelle and Jane Bevans, David and Jean Lott, Alan Davies representing Hilary Davies, Roger Green representing Bonita Green, Colin, Alan and Anita Foley, Shirley Jones, Clive Spierling representing Val and Gill, Joy Skelton and Sarah Bryan (both representing Church Fields Home Care) Floral tributes were received from Pat and Derek Price and family, Gareth Dowdeswell and family, David and Val Dowdeswell and family, Sue and Charles Cummings. read more


    CUNNINGHAM Alan Passed away peacefully on 7th October. Caroline, Bethan, Joe, Bridie and family wish to express sincere and heartfelt thanks for all the cards, tributes, Mass cards and messages of condolence received by them. Many thanks to Velindre Hospital for their treatment and support of Alan and to Holme Tower for their compassionate care to the end. Thank you to Lorraine Barrett for her considerate service and for all those who attended. Also for the generous donations for RNLI Barry and Holme Tower in lieu of flowers. read more


    LAUREN PHILLIPS Well done on landing your dream job as a Stylist on the Cruise Ships, we are so proud of you! Keep turning heads in hairdressing Lau, we're going to miss you. From Jane and girls xxxxxx read more


    TOZER (Pat) Happy 70th Birthday for the 28th. My fondest love, Mike. XXX read more


    GILLIGAN Jenny (Nee Ashenhurst) Peacefully at home on 11th October - Jenny, devoted wife of the late Connie, cherished Nan of Debbie, Rachel, Steven, Daryl and their families. A loving sister of Julie, Lynda, the late Richie, Brian and Susan. Youngest daughter of the late Lily & Bill. Jenny will be dearly missed by all her family and many friends. Resting at The Vale Funeral Home, 181 Court Road, Barry until her service at Vale Funeral Service Chapel, Windsor Road, Barry (opposite Mount Sorrel Hotel) on Thursday 30th Oct at 1:45pm followed by Interment at Barry Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Lyndsay Ellis 01446 407962. read more


    BURFITT Ruby Mary (Nee Copp) Passed away at UHW on 10th October, Ruby of Barry, beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved Mum to Alan, Vivien, Elaine and Kenneth, devoted Gran and Great Gran, cherished sister to Audrey and the late Peggy, Sydney, Beryl and Gwyneth, and much loved sister in law and aunt. Ruby will be very sadly missed by her family and her many friends. Resting at the Vale Funeral Home, 181 Court Road, Barry until the funeral service to be held on Friday 31st October at St John Methodist Church, Barry Island at 10:45am, followed by Cremation at Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium, Port Road East, Barry at 12:00 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be made directly to Ty Hafan. Further enquiries to the Vale Funeral Service 01446 407962. read more

  • J WARD

    WARD John Powys Suddenly on Oct 18th at UHW, Cardiff, John, well known for his time at Jones Dairies, Barry. Devoted husband of June, much loved Dad of Angela, Jane, Juliet, Andrew, the late Michael and their families. Cherished Grampy & Great Grampy to all his grandchildren. John will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Resting at The Vale Funeral Home, 181 Court Road, Barry until his service at St David's Methodist Church,Colcot, Barry on Thursday 30th Oct at 9:30am followed by Interment at Barry Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Lyndsay Ellis 01446 407962 read more


    BUMFORD Kenneth Maurice 1924 - 2014 90 Years Peacefully on October 14th at the Barry Hospital with his family at his side, Ken sadly passed away. Ken was a much loved Husband of Nancy, cherished Father of Lynne, Alan and Jacky, respected Father in law of Roger, Kathy and Stephen, loving Grampy of Ruth, Ann, Emma, Julie, Jamie and Bridie. Great-Grampy of Neve, Ellie, Nancy, Oscar and Lola. Ken will be sorely missed. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home, Gladstone Road, Barry until his Funeral Service and Committal at the Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium, Port Road, Barry on Tuesday October 28th at 2.15pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made at the service for Prostate Cancer. read more


    HAZELL Gladys Peacefully on 2nd Oct at the Waverley Care Home, Penarth, Gladys aged 95 years sadly passed away. Loving wife of the late Norman, much loved Mum of Susan, Angela and the late Pamela, also a loving Mother In Law . Dearly loved Nan to all her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren Gladys will be dearly missed by all her family and friends Resting at the Vale Funeral Service, 181 Court Road, Barry until her service at Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium, Port Road East , Barry on Tuesday 28th October at 11:15am. Family flowers only - donations if desired may be made at the service to The Alzheimer's Society In memory of Gladys Funeral arrangements entrusted to Nicola Ellis 01446 407962 read more


    HATCH Frederick George (Fred) Tragically taken away from us on Thursday 9th October 2014, aged 76. Loving and devoted Husband to Enid and beloved father of Susan, Ruth, Gillian and Graham, dear father in law to Jason, Robert and Nikki and much loved grandfather to Gregory, Timothy, Oliver, Aimee, Lucy and Sophie. Fred was dearly cherished by all his family and will be greatly missed. Former Founder and Proprietor of Glamorgan Plumbing & Heating Supplies, Barry and latterly the Village Stores, Dinas Powys. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday 9th October at 12 noon at St Peters Church, Dinas Powys followed by the Crematorium, Barry at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. In Fred's memory donations can be made to his chosen charity, Marie Curie, Penarth. read more


    WILLIAMS-JAMES Congratuations to ADAM & LEANNE a Beautiful Baby Boy born 17th October First Grandson for Carol & Anthony, Martyn & Debbie and First Nephew for Nathan & Jodie. read more

  • O BALL

    BALL (Olive Mary) Rita and family wish to thank everyone who attended Olive's funeral and for the cards and beautiful floral tributes received. Special thanks to Flo King for her constant visits and friendship to Olive, along with Jean Evans (now deceased) both of Morel Street. Also to all the staff at Cartref Porthceri for the care and attention over the past years. We could not have asked for more. Thanks also to Anthony Thomas of A. G. Adams & Son, Barry for his professional and courteous assistance. Thank you all. read more

  • End of a Vibe-tastic era

    AFTER more than15 years of providing creative opportunities to young people in Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan, Vibe Experience will be closing its doors feeling pretty pleased with itself for the fantastic work it has managed to carry out in its area. read more

  • Disappearing magicians mean society need new members

    CARDIFF Magical Society, founded in 1954, is recruiting to boost its membership. read more

  • Tough win for Sully Sports against a strong Ferndale

    WELL done to all players and supporters who travelled on Saturday, it was never going to be an easy match, but Sully Sports ran out winners 22-13 against Ferndale, and the seconds run out comfortable winners against local rivals Sea View. read more

  • Another great win for Sully bowling club

    SULLY visited Bridgend on Saturday to play Ogwr in the Clubs Championship, their second game of the new indoor season hoping to continue their winning ways having beaten Newport in their first game. read more

  • Comedians to compete for a place in the Hobgoblin Comedy Awards final

    THE Glee Club, Cardiff will be hosting one of the 20 regional heats of the national Hobgoblin Comedy Awards. read more

  • Barry football sides in cup action

    IT WAS a busy weekend of cup action for four sides under the Barry Town United banner. read more

  • Victim speaks about rape ordeal

    A WOMAN who was raped by a Jehovah's Witness elder in Barry has spoken out about her ordeal and her hopes for bringing legal action against the church. read more

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